Consulting Product

A rapidly changing product landscape, fee compression, and increasing investor demand for sophisticated investment solutions require asset managers to adapt and stay ahead of the dynamic marketplace.

Through our Product Consulting services we can assist asset managers navigate the crowded and complex fund universe. Tapping into DST’s proprietary Product Strategy Compass research and industry network, we help our clients shape their product vision and bring it to market.

Whether they are seeking to define a strong product strategy, determine the next product to launch, or identify the main areas of growth by segments, clients engage us to help them meet their increasingly complex customer demands for traditional and more innovative products. We work closely with senior management to identify short- to long-term business goals and construct a strategy for long-term growth and success.

We provide our clients with thoughts and ideas in:

  • Product Strategy and Management
  • Product Development Best Practices and Ideation
  • Selection of Sub-advisors and Investment Affiliates
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Pricing and Share Class Optimization
  • Product Team Structure and Optimization

We can also help you with:

  • C-Suite – Fund and corporate brand presentation, M&A, new market entry.
  • Distribution – Compensation planning, organization design, national account strategy, segmentation models.
  • Marketing – Segmentation, value-add programs, digital marketing strategy.

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